New Nimbuspwn Linux vulnerability gives hackers root privileges

A new set of vulnerabilities collectively tracked as Nimbuspwn could let local attackers escalate privileges on Linux systems to deploy malware ranging from backdoors to ransomware. Security researchers at Microsoft disclosed the issues in a report today noting that they can be chained together to achieve root privileges on a vulnerable system.

Link: New Nimbuspwn Linux vulnerability gives hackers root privileges
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